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Old 01-17-2013, 03:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Spike Lee NBA commercial (NBA loves UT)

During the Knicks game a commercial with Spike Lee talking about a man he called "the King" and how amazing he was (eventually leading up to talking about who the next great Knick will be IE Carmelo). I just thought it was very cool and also an awesome representation of one of the greatest Vols of all time, Mr.Bernard King!!!

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Old 01-17-2013, 03:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?


I'd say so.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks guys! I knew it, I just couldn't think of it. Sure am excited about Robert Hubbs coming in!
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Saw the ad this morning while watching "Gametime". Great pub for UT.
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?
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My first memories of jon ward were king to grunfield back to king BOTTOM!!!
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One of the best 3 point shooters in NBA history.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:35 PM   #10 (permalink)
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?
Ernie Grunfeld.

When UT played away, fans and others talked about taking "The Ernie & Bernie Show" on the road.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Johnny Darden, Mike Jackson, Ernie Grunfeld, Bernard King, and Johnson (can't think of first name) was the starting lineup. Those guys could play!
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Johnny Darden, Mike Jackson, Ernie Grunfeld, Bernard King, and Johnson (can't think of first name) was the starting lineup. Those guys could play!
rodney woods was the pg when king and grunfield played the first season and second season with grunfield and mabey kings sophmore year too i know he graduated before kings last year at ut.woods was UT,s all time assist leader for alot of years so i think he played atleast 2 years with king.reggie johnson was a freshmen i think kings last year

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Dale Ellis was a great one, but the OP is referring to someone who was at UT with King. That is unquestionably Ernie Grunfeld.
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Gotta add Scotty Hopson to that list of greats... oh wait, nevermind. My oh my what could have been..
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:29 PM   #15 (permalink)
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My dad was at UT when he played, loved watching him play Bball. Great NBA player, we don't have to many of those. Houston and wasn't there someone with B.K at Ut who was decent in NBA?
Son, is that you? Heck, i was at UT during the Ernie and Bernie Show.

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Johnny Darden, Mike Jackson, Ernie Grunfeld, Bernard King, and Johnson (can't think of first name) was the starting lineup. Those guys could play!
That would have been Reggie Johnson. Nice player.
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